Joan Tower

John Clare / Texas Public Radio

Viola is the middle voice of the string family and is often considered more mellow than the violin. At Texas Lutheran University, Eliza Thomason leads the string department, teaching strings and conducting the student orchestra. This Sunday she'll be joined by Dr. Eric Daub in music by Bach, Schumann, Joan Tower and Rebecca Clarke.

The recital is free and open to the public. Sunday, November 11, at 4 p.m. in WuppermanĀ Theater in the fine arts building on the TLU campus.

Eliza played for TPR staff and volunteers at a "tiny desk" concert: